Bongiovanni Barolo "Pernanno" DOCG 2016 (Piedmont, Italy) - [AG 93]

Bongiovanni Barolo "Pernanno" DOCG 2016
(Piedmont, Italy) - [AG 93]


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About this wine:
Intense red with garnet highlights. Very complex bouquet with notes of tobacco and mint that burst forth on the palate, resulting in an ideal balance of robustness, elegance and roundness.

Vineyard:
From a single vineyard known as "Pernanno" in the Castiglione Falletto district, located 380 meters (1,250 feet) above sea level with southeastern exposure and silt and clay soil; low Guyot - trained vines with a density of 4,0 00 - 4,500 vines per hectare (1,620 - 1,821 per acre); vines are about 35 - 45 years old.

Aging: Aged in 225 - liter French barrique for about 24 months and then in bottle for three months.

Ratings & Reviews



93 Points - Vinous:
"The 2016 Barolo Pernanno is a big, plush wine and also a significant step up from the straight bottling. Ample and generous in feel with terrific depth, the Pernanno is super-expressive in 2016. Melted road tar, spice, black cherry and dried herbs add layers of aromatic complexity to a wine that is at once refined but also quite powerful. The 2016 finishes with real substance and depth. Terrific. " - Antonio Galloni (Feb 2020)

93 Points - James Suckling:
"Aromas of cedar and fresh flowers with ripe fruit underneath. Full-bodied, soft and layered tannins and a long, flavorful finish. Shows lots of new wood, but it will come together beautifully. Drink after 2022." - (11 Aug, 2020 )